One-day military exercises are being held in the Sea of Japan area, disputed by Japan.
The joint Russian-Indian military exercises “Indra NAVY-2016” begin on December 14th. These naval exercises will be held in the Indian Ocean and will last a week, until December 21st.
North Korea has launched major winter military exercises. This is not typical for the country, in contrast to its southern neighbor whose war games almost never end.
In the South China Sea, Taiwan is holding military exercises, the main purpose of which is to show its force in the region.